Currently supported challenges
|Name of Challenge||Organization / Meeting||Medici instance|
|Release Validation data||Release|
|Number of |
|Closing Date||Will the challenge remain open?||Comments|
SPIE-AAPM-NCI DAIR Digital Breast Tomosynthesis Lesion Detection Challenge (DBTex)
|1/25/2021||Challenge completed. The validation phase remains open.|
|Deep-learning for inverse problems: sparse-view X-ray Computed Tomography image reconstruction|
Emil Sidky (UChicago)
Here's a link for the Challenge description/rules/timeline:
Related to AAPM Annual meeting in July
|3/17/2021||March 31, 2021||May 17, 2021||123 registrants||5/31/2021|
In validation phase
Ben & Emil are testing
Data are on an FTP server.
Ben set up an Azure container to download the data for two participants.
Tasks / Deliverables
Support of at least new two challenges
Reopen three previously executed challenges
|Maintain and update the website||8/30/2021|
Investigate Google analytics plug-in - DONE (2021/04/01)
391 page views, 107 users over the last 12 months
|Investigate the use of MedICI for federated learning challenges|
|Investigate the integration of MedICI with Kheops|
Presentation: NCI Imaging Informatics Webinar
The recordings are towards the bottom of the page.
The report was finalized on
|Support the deployment of MedICI in NCI cloud environments||8/30/2021|
App scan found vulnerabilities, Ben fixed them, app needs to be tested with test cases that are provided by Codalab, Ben needs to familiarize himself with the test suite. Codalab needs to be app scanned again.
Codalab can connect to various storage places: Azure, AWS, GCP
2021/04/15 - NCI is hardening security which makes deployment much harder. NCI VMs are not allowed to talk to cloud environments. Kevin is investigating workarounds. The goal is to run an app scan.
Keyvan suggested trying a Codalab deployment on Google cloud outside of the NCI network. Keyvan will investigate.
|Monthly status reports||add Monday NCI cloud email to the monthly status report|
|NCI MedICI installation||CodaLab on AWS, Codalab's older version is still working, and some developers check-in code. The newer version (Python 3) had the last commit in August 2020. Deploying on a different cloud platform (AWS) and within the NCI environment is difficult.|
|Contract / invoice status / SOW|
|PIV card / GFE laptop / VPN|
|Paper||The draft will be submitted by September 15, 2020. - Not received|